Viking Call

Upper Merion High's Student Newspaper

Adalyn Becker


The Mundane Horror of the Literal Uncanny Valley

Pennsylvania: translated literally, it means “Penn’s Woods” (Wesser). Yet all that remainsof them is a skeleton of dirt trails and tree stumps, continually replaced with ornamental fruittrees and recycled tire-based pavement. Where nature was once in control, any fraction ofwilderness…